William Treseder is your stereotypical problem child who had his teeth kicked in by some San Diego drill instructors. He is a partner at BMNT Partners, a consultancy that brings together government and Silicon Valley groups to solve complex, critical problems. Treseder served as a U.S. Marine between 2001 and 2011, first in infantry then in civil affairs. He has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. After graduating from Stanford University, Treseder tried out a few startups and was lucky enough to settle in San Francisco, where he met and married Oluwadara, the love of his life.
Recent articles from William Treseder
This Soldier’s Transition Serves As A Roadmap For Other Vets
Instead of losing his sense of purpose and drive after the military, this vet channeled it into his civilian life.
This NY Vet Went From Enlisted Marine To CEO Of His Own Startup
This Marine turned entrepreneur credits his expanding circle of friends as a major force in his post-service success.
Life Lessons From A Marine Who Refused To Be Forced Out Of The Military
When Chris Taylor was denied reenlistment, he fought to stay in. This same determination has led to a lifelong career in national security.
This Marine Vet Now Manages One Of The Hottest Startups Of 2015
Chris Clark went from Marine reconnaissance to general manager of one of the most-promising tech companies of 2015. Here's how.
Meet The Marine Vet Who’s Now Championing Education Reform
Gunnar Counselman used the no-B.S. communication style he learned in the Corps to launch his own company around reforming education.
The Green Beret Who Never Slowed Down After The Military
After 75 combat missions, Manny Parra left the Green Berets to launch a career in the tech sector.
Networks Are The Secret To The Post-Military Job Search
Spend more time connecting with people, and talking to them about your interests, skills, and experience.
Forget These 4 Myths About Civilian Life Before You Get Out Of The Military
Take your transition seriously and forget these myths so you can actually enjoy all those freedoms that everyone loves to talk about.
This New Program Fast Tracks Veterans Into Manufacturing Jobs
A new pilot program is reducing the skills gap in advanced manufacturing, and reduces unemployment among veterans.
That For-Profit School You’re Considering May Not Be What It Seems
Don’t get sold by a for-profit school, or any other. You need to give college a lot more thought.
‘Warfighter’ Is Not The Best Way To Define Service Members
Using the term "warfighter" destroys our capacity for reason at a time when it’s desperately needed.
How Should Veterans Service Organizations Support The Post-9/11 Community?
If veterans service organizations hope to stick around for awhile, the different generations of groups need to learn from each other’s strengths and weaknesses.